London: Royal Society of London, 1838. Hardcover. First Edition. viii, , -312, 16,  pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. Very Good.
William Bowman (1816-1892) won the Royal Society of London's Royal Medal for this paper detailing his discovery of a key component of the nephron, now known as "Bowman's Capsule" which is the first step in the kidney's filtration of blood in the process that results in urine.
Also contains J. Frederic Daniell's: "Sixth Letter on Voltaic Combinations" (pp. 137-155).